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Table 4 Distribution of the use and benefits by socio-economic level

From: Who benefited from the New Rural Cooperative Medical System in China? A case study on Anhui Province

Quintiles AECE Use Benefits
Outpatients Inpatients Outpatients Inpatients Total
Poorest 20 % 7.8 18.5 8.6 21.7 3.4 4.2
Quintile 2 (%) 12.3 19.7 14.6 21.9 8.3 8.9
Quintile 3 (%) 16.7 19.8 22.0 21.5 14.6 14.9
Quintile 4 (%) 23.0 20.9 22.9 17.9 19.5 19.5
Wealthiest 20 % 40.2 21.1 31.9 17.0 54.3 52.6
CI 0.321 0.041 0.078 −0.055 0.505 0.480
KI N/Aa    −0.376 0.184 0.159
  1. Note: a- not applicable